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R.I.P. Will Hoppe

My father, Will Hoppe, died a few days ago. I put up this site for him in 2010, to share with the world the booklet he and Bob McKean created. He got a kick from my reports of the comments left here, and I enjoyed hearing the memories they sparked in him. At one point, he told me that the booklet was his best work. I’ve posted his obituary and some of his “lesser” work on

"Whoop" (Will HOPPE)

“Whoop” (Will HOPPE)

Will Hoppe in 2010


More ID help needed

Paul Anesto’s daughter Crystal has asked that I post this picture of her father at Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest in hope to identify any of the other soldiers.

You can click on the photo to make it larger. Anyone?

The Book

Compiled by Will HOPPE and Bob McKEAN in Bad Mergentheim, Germany.

Photos by Nick KISCHITZ